Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2000
    Professor and chair in Molecular Evolution at Uppsala University

  • 2003 – 2009
    Head of Department, Dept. of Evolution, Genomics and Systematics at the Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University

  • 1999 – 2002
    Head of the Linnaeus Centre for Bioinformatics, Uppsala University and the Swedish Agricultural University

  • 1999 – 2000
    Special researcher in "Microbial Genetics" at the Swedish Research Council (Natural Science and Technology)

  • 1997 – 1998
    Associate Professor in Molecular Evolution at Uppsala University

Selected publications

  • Andersson SGE, Zomorodipour A, Andersson JO, Sicheritz-Ponten T, Alsmark CMU, Podowski RM. Näslund AK, Eriksson A-C, Winkler HH. and CG Kurland (1998) The genome sequence of Rickettsia prowazekii and the origin of mitochondria. Nature 396:133-140.

  • Thor S, Andersson SGE, Tomlinson A and Thomas JB (1999) A LIM-homeodomain combinatorial code for motor-neuron pathway selection. Nature 397:76-80.

  • Tamas I, Klasson L, Canbäck B, Näslund AK, Eriksson AS, Wernegreen JJ, Sandström JP, Moran NA and Andersson SGE (2002) 50 million years of genomic stasis in endosymbiotic bacteria. Science 296:2376-2379.

  • Boussau B, Karlberg O, Frank C, Legault B and Andersson SGE (2004) Computational inference of scenarios for a-Proteobacterial genome evolution. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:9722-9726.

  • Alsmark UCM, Frank AC, Karlberg EO, Legault B, Canbäck B, Ardell D, Eriksson A-S, Näslund AK, Handley S, Huvet M, La Scola B, Holmberg M and Andersson SGE (2004) The louse-borne human pathogen Bartonella quintana is a genomic derivative of the zoonotic agent Bartonella henselae. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:9716-9721.

  • Tamas I, Wernegreen JJ, Nystedt B, Kauppinen SN, Darby AC, Gomez-Valero L, Lundin D, Poole AM, Andersson SGE (2008) Endosymbiont gene functions impaired and rescued by polymerase infidelity at poly(A) tracts. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:14934-14939.

  • Klasson L, Westberg J, Sapountzis P, Näslund K, Lutnaes Y, Darby AC, Veneti Z, Chen L, Braig HR, Garrett R, Bourtzis K and Andersson SGE (2009) The mosaic genome structure of the Wolbachia wRi strain infecting Drosophila simulans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:5725-5730.

  • Toft C and SGE Andersson (2010) Evolutionary microbial genomics: insights into bacterial host adaptation. Nature Rev Genet 11:465-475.

  • Guy L, Jernberg C, Ivarsson S, Hedenström I, Engstrand L and Andersson SGE (2012) Genomic diversity of the 2011 European outbreaks of Escherichia coli O104:H4. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E3627-3628.

  • Björkholm P, Harish A, Hagström E, Ernst AM and Andersson SGE (2015) Mitochondrial genomes are retained by selective constraints on protein targeting. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 112:10154-10161.


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